As of 2015, customers can book the Cobo Convention Center by contacting the facility's sales team by calling them at 313-877-8777. Alternatively, customers can also fill out a facility booking form that is provided on the Cobo Convention Center website. This form provides text boxes that asks the customer to fill in their contact details, organization details, as well as information regarding their event, such as date, expected attendance and required space.
The Cobo Convention Center is located in the city of Detroit and was managed by the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority until the management contract was granted to SMG on 2010. The venue was first opened in 1960 and was named after a former mayor of Detroit named Albert E. Cobo. The Cobo Convention Center is stated to have an exhibition space that measures approximately 623,000 square feet and also includes approximately 200,000 square feet of meeting and breakout space.
The Cobo Convention Center's amenities include Wi-Fi access and coverage throughout its facility. The venue also includes a broadcast studio that is fitted with a fiber network, video editing tools and a satellite uplink system. The location also includes the Detroit Shoppe at its concourse, which is a non-profit store that sells merchandise made in Detroit.